Employment, General/Other News

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A New Law that Awards Incentives to Employ the Homeless
A new law passed during the 2014 General Session of the Utah Legislature enables businesses to receive tax incentives for hiring homeless people. These tax credits to businesses will amount up to...more



Grants Focus on Better Information from Community Colleges
The Center for Law and Social Policy reports that the latest iteration of Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants will require state applicants to develop on online...more

ACA SHOP Exchange Development in Six States
Small Business Health Options Programs (SHOP) exchanges, as included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), are designed to present government assistance and affordable coverage opportunities to small...more

CLASP Report Details Challenges of Young Black Male Unemployment
In CLASP's new report, "In Feel the Heat: the Unrelenting Challenge of Young Black Male Unemployment," it features the employment and job hunting challenges black male youths often...more

Louisiana Gears Up for Economic Development
According to the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) office, Louisiana's economy will be expected to perform really well in the coming years. LED recently released a document that states...more

USDOL Recovers $2 Million In Back Wages, Fringe Benefits for Federally Funded Solar Energy Project Workers
The U.S. Department of Labor acquired $1,914,681.50 in back wages and fringe benefits for nearly 150 workers at Proimtu Mmi-Nv LLC. Proimtu Mmi-Nv LLC is a Henderson-based subcontractor providing...more

Small Business School Training Helps Chicago Entrepreneurs
LISC Chicago has been assisting long-term local partner The Resurrection Project launch its Entrepreneurship Training Program, a comprehensive series of weekly workshops teaching everything from...more

Growing Valuable Chemical-Rich Seaweed Brings Jobs to Poor Women in India
Rural women in India rope in young seaweed plants in preparation for growing seaweed. The practice offers a steady source of income for these women, who can't be away from their families long enough...more

Government Benefits worth the Hard Work
Since President Obama's proposal to increase minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $9 by 2015, some states and cities have already lifted their employee salaries above the current minimum wage....more






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3 Top Tips for Social Enterprises Gearing for Transformational Change

3 Top Tips for Social Enterprises Gearing for Transformational Change
The first annual Changemakers Festival, coordinated by the Australian Centre for Social Innovation, has collected...



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